Tag - Open Source

Don’t Get Hit with a Database Disaster: Database Security Compliance

Percona Live 2018 security talks

In this post, we discuss database security compliance, what you should be looking at and where to get more information.
As Percona’s Chief Customer Officer, I get the opportunity to talk with a lot of customers. Hearing about the problems that both their technical teams face, as well as the business challenges their companies experience […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk: Securing Your Data on PostgreSQL with Payal Singh

Payal PostgreSQL 1

Welcome to another interview blog for the rapidly-approaching Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post highlights Payal Singh, DBA at OmniTI Computer Consulting Inc. Her talk is […]

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Webinar Thursday March 1, 2018: Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 10:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 1:00 pm EST (UTC-5).
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Performance Schema, first introduced in version 5.5, is a really powerful tool. It is actively under development, and each new version provides even […]

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Analyze Your Raw MySQL Query Logs with ClickHouse

In this blog post, I’ll look at how you can analyze raw MySQL query logs with ClickHouse.
For typical query performance analyses, we have an excellent tool in Percona Monitoring and Management. You may want to go deeper, though. You might be longing for the ability to query raw MySQL “slow” query logs with SQL.
There […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.8.0 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

The latest release of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.8.0 is available as of February 27, 2018.
Percona Monitoring and Management is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently […]

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Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Full Schedule Now Available

Percona Live 2019 Call for Papers

The conference session schedule for the seventh annual Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA is now live and available for review! Advance Registration Discounts can be purchased through March 4, 2018, 11:30 p.m. PST.
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Tutorial Schedule for Percona Live 2018 Is Live

Percona Live 2019 Call for Papers

Percona has revealed the line-up of in-depth tutorials for the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. Secure your spot now with Advanced Registration prices (available until March 4, 2018). Sponsorship opportunities for the conference are still available.
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ProxySQL Query Cache: What It Is, How It Works

ProxySQL query cache

In this blog post, I’ll present the ProxySQL query cache functionality. This is a query caching mechanism on top of ProxySQL. As there are already many how-tos regarding the ProxySQL prerequisites and installation process, we are going to skip these steps. For those who are already familiar with ProxySQL query cache configuration, let’s go […]

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Announcing Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Functionality via Percona Labs

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.17.0

In this blog post, we’ll introduce how you can look at some experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) features using Percona Labs builds on GitHub.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. While not covered by Percona support or services agreements, these handy utilities […]

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Four Ways MySQL Executes GROUP BY

MySQL GROUP BY

In this blog post, I’ll look into four ways MySQL executes GROUP BY. 
In my previous blog post, we learned that indexes or other means of finding data might not be the most expensive part of query execution. For example, MySQL GROUP BY could potentially be responsible for 90% or more of the query execution time. 
The […]

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